Dr. Kristen grew up in Mason, OH and has been working in a veterinary hospital since she was 15. After graduating from Kings High School, she completed her undergraduate studies at Miami University, where she obtained degrees in Zoology and Neuroscience. She then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. During her time at OSU, she acted as Vice President of her class and participated in Dermatology Research.

After completion of her degrees, Dr. Kristen returned to Cincinnati to work in small animal general practice. She has special interests in preventative medicine, dermatology, surgery and internal medicine. During her free time, Dr. Kristen enjoys cheering for her favorite Cincinnati sports teams, spending time with family and being outdoors. Currently, she lives in Lebanon with her husband Alexander, and their cats, Goose and Scotch.